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Postal and Sorting Assistant Eligibility Details: Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant eligibility details are given below….

Eligibility Details:
Age Limit: Candidates age limit should be between 18-27 years for General Category (Unreserved Applicants).

Permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per Government of India orders are as indicated below:

Category Age relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age
Scheduled Castes/
Scheduled Tribes
5 years
Other Backward Classes
3 years
Physically Handicapped PH+ Unreserved                        10 years.
In regard to PH+SC/ST             15 years.
In regard to PH+OBC                13 years
Ex-servicemen 3 years after deduction of service rendered in military
from the actual age as on the closing date for Online
Registration of applications.
Serving Govt.
employees who have
rendered not less than
3 years‟ regular
continuous service as
on closing date for
receipt of applications
Upto 40 years of age as on the closing date for Online
Registration of applications (45 years for SC/ST and 43
for OBC)

Educational Qualification:- (a) 10+2 standard or 12th class pass from a recognized university or Board of School Education or Board of Secondary Education with English as a compulsory subject (excluding vocational streams).

(b) The applicants should have studied in local language of the State or Union Territory of the concerned Postal Circle or in Hindi as a subject at least in Matriculation level or equivalent.

Categories of Applicants Eligible to Claim PH Concession: Visually Impaired: Categories of Visually Impaired persons suitable for the posts:
1. Blind. 2. Low Vision

The Blind are those who suffer from either of the following conditions:
- a. Total absence of Sight
- b. Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses;
- c. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse.

Hearing Impaired: Categories suitable for the posts :: The Deaf or those in whom the sense of hearing is non functional for ordinary purposes of life. They do not hear, understand sounds at all even with amplified speech. The cases included in this category will be those having hearing loss more than 90 decibels (db) in the better ear (Profound impairment) or the total loss of hearing in both ears.

(C) Orthopedically Impaired: The Orthopedically Impaired are those who have a minimum 40% of physical defect or deformity which causes an interference with the normal functioning of bones, muscles and joints. Categories of Orthopedically Impaired applicants suitable for the posts:
1. One Arm affected
2. One Leg Affected
3. One Arm & One Leg Affected
4. Both Legs Affected
5. Muscular Weakness.

The Applicants should possess valid Medical certificate in the forms prescribed by the Government issued by competent Medical authorities for the purpose of employment, as on the date of Registration.

Note: The applicant can avail relaxation only for the Predominant disability. The applicant should be in possession of Original Medical Certificate for the same issued by competent medical authorities in the format prescribed by the Government at the time of Online Registration. 



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